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[ kuh-reer ]SEE DEFINITION OF career

Synonyms for career

  • course
  • race
  • orbit
  • passage
  • pilgrimage
  • procedure
  • progress
  • walk
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Antonyms for career

  • amusement
  • avocation
  • entertainment
  • recreation
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CAREER

We do not know how or why or when the human race began its career upon this Earth.

From the beginning to the end of his career he was as much a lyric poet as a dramatist.

No, so long as my sister has the career fever, I say law, every time.

I like him; I should like him even if he were not an Earl—and his name a career.

But there was much in the career of the great Napoleon to inspire enthusiasm.

There were dark sides to his character; there were shadows on his career, there were blots on his name.

First, then, as to the writer's own knowledge of the career of the subject of his present work.

I allow that he would certainly have made a career, had it not been for the Three Days.

Perhaps that sum, trifling as it was, may have smoothed your path and assisted your career.

He was engaged by the company, and henceforth his career as an inventor was secure.

WORD ORIGIN

1530s, "a running (usually at full speed), a course" (especially of the sun, etc., across the sky), from Middle French carriere "road, racecourse" (16c.), from Old Provençal or Italian carriera, from Vulgar Latin *(via) cararia "carriage (road), track for wheeled vehicles," from Latin carrus "chariot" (see car). Sense of "course of a working life" first attested 1803.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CAREER

business

nounjob, profession

calling

nounchosen profession
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